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In our blog you will find a range of helpful and informative articles around a range of topics related to the vulnerable, the elderly, lone workers and much more. 

6 months in the Telecare Industry

Our Business Development Rep, Emily White, has been in the Telecare Industry for over 6 months now and we wanted to know her thoughts on what it is all about. For those of us who have been in the industry for years, sometimes looking from the outside can be...

Make May Purple 2020 Campaign

Did you know that a stroke strikes every five minutes in the UK? Strokes can affect anyone and their impacts can be life changing. We took part in the Make May Purple Campaign to raise awareness.   Chiptech decided to Make May Purple for Stroke Awareness! Raising...

Kindness: working as a community to combat loneliness

 With National Conversation Week and Mental Health Awareness week around us, we thought it was apt to discuss the topic of community, reaching out and support. The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week this year is ‘kindness’. What an amazingly apt theme considering...

Online Learning Courses for adults and the elderly

A study by the UK Government has highlighted both the direct and indirect advantages of adults partaking in learning and continuing to develop their knowledge and skills. For example, the report discusses positives such as improved wellbeing, a greater feeling of...

How to stay in touch with loved ones from afar

Family is incredibly important and for those of us who are lucky enough to have our relatives close to us, we know the beautiful memories that are made. However, with more and more families living away from other family and with the spread of coronavirus increasing...

Five ways to help your grandparents

1. Help them with technology More than 85% of people over the age of 65 have Wi-Fi in their homes, and usually the technology to go with it. There is nothing more frustrating than not understanding how to work what appears to others as a simple straight forward piece...

How can we minimise the risk of falls in the home?

Sometimes a second set of eyes is what is needed to help our loved ones make their home safer for everyday living. We encourage you to help the person you care for to actively identify risks that could cause falls, and discuss an action plan to minimise potential risk...
6 months in the Telecare Industry

6 months in the Telecare Industry

Our Business Development Rep, Emily White, has been in the Telecare Industry for over 6 months now and we wanted to know her thoughts on what it is all about. For those of us who have been in the industry for years, sometimes looking from the outside can be...

Make May Purple 2020 Campaign

Make May Purple 2020 Campaign

Did you know that a stroke strikes every five minutes in the UK? Strokes can affect anyone and their impacts can be life changing. We took part in the Make May Purple Campaign to raise awareness.   Chiptech decided to Make May Purple for Stroke Awareness! Raising...

Kindness: working as a community to combat loneliness

Kindness: working as a community to combat loneliness

 With National Conversation Week and Mental Health Awareness week around us, we thought it was apt to discuss the topic of community, reaching out and support. The theme for Mental Health Awareness Week this year is ‘kindness’. What an amazingly apt theme considering...

Online Learning Courses for adults and the elderly

Online Learning Courses for adults and the elderly

A study by the UK Government has highlighted both the direct and indirect advantages of adults partaking in learning and continuing to develop their knowledge and skills. For example, the report discusses positives such as improved wellbeing, a greater feeling of...

How to stay in touch with loved ones from afar

How to stay in touch with loved ones from afar

Family is incredibly important and for those of us who are lucky enough to have our relatives close to us, we know the beautiful memories that are made. However, with more and more families living away from other family and with the spread of coronavirus increasing...

Five ways to help your grandparents

Five ways to help your grandparents

1. Help them with technology More than 85% of people over the age of 65 have Wi-Fi in their homes, and usually the technology to go with it. There is nothing more frustrating than not understanding how to work what appears to others as a simple straight forward piece...

How can we minimise the risk of falls in the home?

How can we minimise the risk of falls in the home?

Sometimes a second set of eyes is what is needed to help our loved ones make their home safer for everyday living. We encourage you to help the person you care for to actively identify risks that could cause falls, and discuss an action plan to minimise potential risk...

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6 months in the Telecare Industry

6 months in the Telecare Industry

Our Business Development Rep, Emily White, has been in the Telecare Industry for over 6 months now and we wanted to know her thoughts on what it is all about. For those of us who have been in the industry for years, sometimes looking from the outside can be...

Make May Purple 2020 Campaign

Make May Purple 2020 Campaign

Did you know that a stroke strikes every five minutes in the UK? Strokes can affect anyone and their impacts can be life changing. We took part in the Make May Purple Campaign to raise awareness.   Chiptech decided to Make May Purple for Stroke Awareness! Raising...

COVID-19 Support Products from Chiptech

COVID-19 Support Products from Chiptech

With more of our vulnerable population getting admitted into hospital as a result of COVID-19 it is more important than ever that they have a support network available when they get back home. The challenge faced here is that the social distancing and shielding...